Politics

Bernie Sanders top fundraiser in Michigan


August 09, 2019, 8:59 AM


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Bernie Sanders leads a saturated field of Democratic presidential candidates when it comes to fundraising in Michigan.

The Detroit News reports he's received almost a third of of all Michigan campaign contributions to the 2020 primary race.

Sanders ... led the pack with $895,500 from roughly 50,900 donors.

He was followed by South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg with just over $586,000 raised from about 17,050 Michigan donors this year, and Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren with nearly $454,700 from 19,500 donors.

Sanders has raised the most of any candidate nationally and has the most donors. As of July, his average campaign contribution was $18. He's the only presidential candidate who has not received any money from billionaires.


Read more:  The Detroit News


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